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Pros of OData
Pros of REST
  • 7
    Patterns for paging, sorting, filtering
  • 5
    ISO Standard
  • 3
    Query Language
  • 3
    No overfetching, no underfetching
  • 3
    RESTful
  • 2
    Ask for what you need, get exactly that
  • 2
    Get many resources in a single request
  • 2
    Self-documenting
  • 2
    Batch requests
  • 2
    Bulk requests ("array upsert")
  • 1
    Resource model defines conventional operations
  • 1
    Evolve your API by following the compatibility rules
  • 1
    Resource Modification Language
  • 3
    Popularity

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Cons of OData
Cons of REST
  • 1
    Overwhelming, no "baby steps" documentation
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    What is OData?

    It is an ISO/IEC approved, OASIS standard that defines a set of best practices for building and consuming RESTful APIs. It helps you focus on your business logic while building RESTful APIs without having to worry about the various approaches to define request and response headers, status codes, HTTP methods, URL conventions, media types, payload formats, query options, etc.

    What is REST?

    An architectural style for developing web services. A distributed system framework that uses Web protocols and technologies.

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      What are some alternatives to OData and REST?
      GraphQL
      GraphQL is a data query language and runtime designed and used at Facebook to request and deliver data to mobile and web apps since 2012.
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      Oracle PL/SQL
      It is a powerful, yet straightforward database programming language. It is easy to both write and read, and comes packed with lots of out-of-the-box optimizations and security features.
      Oracle PL/SQL
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